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GKN rejects takeover from Melrose, to split in two

GKN says Melrose's "preliminary and unsolicited" offer to purchase the entire shareholding was "entirely opportunistic", and that the terms "fundamentally undervalue the company and its prospects". The engineering group also announced the appointment of interim boss Anne Stevens as the group's permanent chief executive. It said both businesses would benefit from being separate companies with distinct investment profiles and capital allocation policies.

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Beaumont restricts visitors at all eight hospitals in health system

Across the state, the Texas Department of State Health Services has reported 1,155 deaths from the flu since October 2017. However, Public Health England has urged caution over the figures, which it said came from an on-line flu survey set up during the swine flu pandemic in 2009 as an indicator of flu activity in the community.

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Chatham House: Nuclear weapons are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Furthermore, if new designs are pursued, nuclear testing is more likely. Wolfsthal has reviewed the NPR's first and final drafts . He said that to make that credible, the United States needed to develop two new types of nuclear warheads.

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NHS winter crisis: what is happening at your hospital?

The letter was in fact leaked to the Health Service Journal . Around 5,600 patients waited beyond the targeted four-hour period to be admitted, transferred or discharged after reporting to the hospitals between Christmas Day and Hogmanay.

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Taylor Swift Teases 'End Game' Video with Future & Ed Sheeran

Listen to Taylor Swift's new album, Reputation , and you'll notice two things: (1) She's really in love with Joe Alwyn , and (2) She's really into drinking these days. Released in the early hours of the morning, the Joseph Kahn directed video reveals Swift living her best life in three different countries with scenes shot in London, Miami, and Tokyo.

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Fed extension gives Mass. CHIP funding through March

But it also expects that extending the CHIP program even further will actually save the government money. Congress approved $2.85 billion for the program before Christmas, hoping it would last though March. (It's a five-year funding bill .) But no matter. As Republicans on Capitol Hill spent much of the fall cobbling together a tax reform package, Democrats criticized them for missing a September deadline without replenishing CHIP.